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Old 06-03-2013, 01:19 AM
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Default Diddley Bow DIY

Anyone around is interested or Knows the Diddley Bow?

http://www.instructables.com/id/Home...la-Jack-White/
http://preparedguitar.blogspot.com.e...ddley-bow.html

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Old 06-03-2013, 01:22 AM
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Old 06-03-2013, 10:20 AM
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I've built a few cigar box guitars, which are three strings. Currently working on a four string version, but no diddly bows - but discussion of them comes up a bit over at the cigarboxnation website.
I can't find the video now but I do recall a diddly bow that used the side of a house!
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:23 AM
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Do you prefer galvanized nails or ungalvanized?
Some joker was telling me to only use copper nails as they have the best tone !

While we're on this subject .... I saw a lovely AAAAA+grade plank in my local lumber supliers but it had a hint ofbearclaw .

Do you think this will adversely affect the tone of my diddley-bow?

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